A 14 year old teenager charged with assault after a video surfaced that showed him beating another youth was last week given a six month suspended sentence.
A video was filmed on a mobile phone in 2011 and subsequently uploaded to the internet. The victim is 11 year-old.
The defendant’s appearance was on Thursday in the Youth Court before District Court Judge, Vaepule Alo Vaemoa Vaai.
The youth pleaded guilty to one count of assault. Names cannot be published as a result of the ages of the attacker and the victim, as outlined under Section 8 of the Young Offenders Act.